Welcome to the Albanian-American Women's Association of Greater Chicago

The AAWAGC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

 
 

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Events

AAWAGC held the following events in 2015:

3/14/2015

A free basic computer class: Learn basic computer skills, such as searching on the Internet, email, and Facebook.

Who: Women of all ages! Everyone is welcome to attend!

When: March 14th, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Albanian-American Islamic Center, 5825 St Charles Rd, Berkeley, IL


3/22/2015

A free basic computer class: Microsoft Word and Excel

Who: Women of all ages! Everyone is welcome to attend!

When: March 22nd, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Albanian-American Islamic Center, 5825 St Charles Rd, Berkeley, IL

  


4/16/2015:    April 12-18, 2015 was the National Volunteer Week. A group of dedicated individuals and great supporters of the  Albanian-American Women’s Association of Greater Chicago Area, made a great impact in the life of less fortunate children around the world, by volunteering in a packing session at Feed my Starving Children charity event. We thank you for your generosity and your continuous support!

                 


4/18/2015

A free basic computer class: Microsoft Word and Excel

Who: Women of all ages! Everyone is welcome to attend!

When: April 18th, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Albanian-American Islamic Center, 5825 St Charles Rd, Berkeley, IL


5/02/2015

A free basic computer class: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Skype

Who: Women of all ages! Everyone is welcome to attend!

When: May 2nd, 2015, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Where: St. Nicholas Albanian Orthodox Church, 2701 N Narragansett Ave, Chicago, IL


5/09/2015

A free basic computer class: Microsoft Word and Excel

Who: Women of all ages! Everyone is welcome to attend!

When: May 9th, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Albanian-American Islamic Center, 5825 St Charles Rd, Berkeley, IL


9/12/2015

A free basic computer class: Microsoft Word and Excel

Who: Women of all ages! Everyone is welcome to attend!

When: September 12th, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Albanian-American Islamic Center, 5825 St Charles Rd, Berkeley, IL


9/18/2015

International Day of Peace, sponsored by Chicago Build the Peace Committee, a non-profit organization. The Albanian community in Chicago was graciously represented by some of the AAWAGC board members who proudly raised the Albanian flag during the event flag parade. 

Where: Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602

       


11/11/2015

Meeting with the president of Kosovo 

On November 11, 2015, members of AAWAGC met with Madame President Atifete Jahjaga and the Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo of Washington D.C Vlora Çitaku.

Location: The Westin Chicago River North, 320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago IL; at 8:00 p.m.

      


11/12/2015

Global Opportunities with Kosovo: Synergies with Israel & Illinois

Location: McGuireWoods, LLP, 77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60601-1818,  8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The conference focused on multilateral trade between Kosovo, Illinois, and Israel. The conference was cosponsored by the America Israel Chamber of Commerce, Chicago (AICC), in partnership with the Albanian Association of Businessmen, Intellectuals and Activists, the Albanian-American Women’s Association of Chicago, and McGuireWoods LLP, and chaired by Daniel Shure, former President of the AICC.

                 

       

 


11/12/2015

Dinner with representatives of Kosovo and Macedonia delegations

The AAWAGC co-hosted a dinner with the Albanian Association of Businessmen, Intellectuals and Activists in honor of the President of Kosovo, the honorable Atifete Jahjaga, Kosovo delegation that included Ms. Hykmete Bajrami, the Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Arben Limani, Director of the Executive Secretariat of the Board of Directors at Privatization Agency of Kosovo, Ms. Vlora Citaku, the Kosovo Ambassador in Washington D.C., and the Macedonian delegation that was represented by Mayor of Struga, Mr. Ziadin Sela and Mr. Nebi Hoxha, President of the Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, accompanied by Mr. Kasem Zendeli and Mr. Mendi Qyra.

Place: Tutto Italiano Restaurant,  501 South Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60607